Question 7.20

With the help of information available in table 7.1, calculate the difference between geometric and arithmetic return rates for stocks and cash? Which is lower and why?

Question 7.21

In a broad manner, what was average return rate on bonds, stocks and cash? Which time period does your number belongs to?

Question 7.22

In a broad manner, what were average rate risk bonds, stocks and cash? Which time period does your number belongs to?

Question 7.23

How good an indicator of future is historical statistics? What kinds of historical statistics are better and which are worse?

Question 7.24

Is the average of market beta of stocks in market zero?

Question 7.25

State a specimen on which one of the stocks lost the money of its investors but still had an average positive return rate.

Question 7.26

Considering the numbers stated in this chapter, did 20-year bonds move against or with the U.S market? In comparison to the foreign stock, Sone, did bonds move less or more with U.S stock market?

Question 7.27

Do individual stocks have a tendency of moving together? How can you measure this?

Question 7.28

State the differences between a limit order and a market order.

Question 7.29

What additional functions are performed by retail brokers but not by prime brokers?

Question 7.30

Explain the differences between the NASDAQ and NYSE.

Question 7.31

How many firms are listed roughly on the NASDAQ? How many are listed on NYSE? Find and estimate of the present number with the help of a financial website.

Question 7.32

Is NASDAQ a crossing market?

Question 7.33

Discuss the two primary mechanisms through which a company that is privately held may go public.

Question 7.34

When was the SEC founded and under what circumstances?

Question 7.35

Insider trading is criminally offensive. Are these charges prosecuted by the SEC?

Question 7.36

OTC market- what can you understand from this term?

Question 7.37

According to the SEC, what are the primary investment types? In a perfect market, what can you state to be the best deal?

Question 7.38

Do capitalization related to the stock market changes if a company repurchases 1% of shares? Is capitalization of such stock market changed if a firm pays 1% of its values in the form of dividends?

 

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